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Have an old moen shower and just purchased a new moen

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have an old moen shower and just purchased a new moen Danika. Can i just replace the cartridge and trim?
or did I just create a big problem
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Mike R. replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** I have been in the plumbing field for 20 years. I will be glad to help you today. If the valve body is the same then yes. In all likelihood you surely can. There are only two main types of Moen valve. Moentrol and Positemp. They have to be the same to be able to change just the cartridge and handle.

Expert:  Mike R. replied 1 year ago.

Positemp is the type that you turn the handle to turn it on and the further you turn the handle the hotter it gets. Moentrol is the type that you pull to turn on and turn to adjust the temperature. The Danika is probably the Positemp so the shower will have to be Positemp too so that you do not have to replace the valve in the wall.

Expert:  Mike R. replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Mike R. replied 1 year ago.

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